Affordable Housing Development Manager

Full time
LocationAnywhere Calendar06/04/2019   Full time



Under general direction of the Housing and Community Development Director, the Affordable Housing Development Manager will be responsible for taking the lead on affordable housing development programs.  The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing funding opportunities for affordable housing and/or supportive housing projects, as well as, frequently interacting with Board of Supervisors, County Executive Office, Executive Management and CEO Real Estate in regards to County affordable housing development projects and programs.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

•Implementing the County's Housing Funding Strategy including the development of 2,700 units of supportive housing over seven years

•Coordinating review of available funding options for affordable housing and/or supportive housing development opportunities

•Utilizing Housing Successor Agency, HOME, and local MHSA Funding opportunities and project-based vouchers to create new housing development plans and projects

•Working with developers and stakeholders to obtain knowledge about upcoming opportunities available to provide additional affordable housing to vulnerable residents within Orange County

•Collaborating with cities/developers and external stakeholders to review funding opportunities

•Administering and convening meetings with key stakeholders to ensure County of Orange is maintaining a regional-lead role in addressing affordable housing issues

•Supporting the newly formed Orange County Housing Finance Trust and the County's role in the Trust

•Providing input into policies, funding initiatives, and regulations

•Maintaining proper knowledge of various funding sources to stay abreast to changing conditions, laws and regulations

•Acting as a policy knowledge expert, understanding affordable housing and supportive housing regulations and policies as they apply

•Oversight of the Housing Development unit; including two (2) Administrative Manager I or Housing Development Administrators and to (2) Staff Specialists

•Providing mentoring, coaching, and support, performance action plans, administrative support and leadership within their unit